innovation

Moveable

Will Exoskeletons Give Us Superpowers?

All the strength of a body builder, with none of the body oil. We test out the latest bionic enhancements in the first episode of FLUX.
Theo Gibson
1.18.18
innovation

Nanoengineers Made Antibiotic-Carrying Micromotors to Treat Infections

The vehicles react with acid to make microbubbles that propel them around the infection site.
Ankita Rao
8.16.17
transport

How a Group of Engineers Hacked a 113-Year-Old Subway System's Signs

Francis Fiorillo and his team will likely save New York City millions of dollars.
Ankita Rao
8.3.17
The 'Eh' Files

Robots Will Search a Lake for Remnants of Canada’s Doomed 1950s Fighter Jet

Several "free flight" models are believed to be on the bottom of Lake Ontario.
Jordan Pearson
7.14.17
Clean Up Clean Up

These Plastic-Eating Machines Will Filter Our Junk From the Ocean

The Ocean Cleanup revealed how their ocean-plastic-removal machine will actually work.
Emma Griffith
5.12.17
nobody's home

These Are the Science and Technology Policy Jobs Trump Still Hasn't Filled

President Trump hasn't hired for any position with the word "climate" in its title.
Sarah Emerson
4.19.17
porn

The Whole VR Porn Industry Is Talking About These Patent Lawsuits

Always a leader in media innovation, the porn industry is now worried about the prospect of patent trolling over VR.
Lux Alptraum
10.10.16
who?

A 25-Year-Old PhD Student Created Microscopic Throwing Stars to Fight Superbugs

But experts warn that these polymer stars have yet to be tested in humans.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.30.16
Technology

Seymour Papert, a Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and Kids Coding, Has Died

Papert’s work was dedicated to using technology to help kids learn.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.1.16
videos

Innovation and Perseverance Were Key To The First Trans-Atlantic Solar Flight

Solar Impulse 2 succeeded in flying around the globe, but it wasn't easy.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
7.5.16
Uber Earth

Why Uber Is Killing the Bank (And What That Means for Everything Else)

The Uberization of the world is not about creating a ubiquitous app in a specific sector, but redesigning the world around us for optimal technology-based interactions that don’t require humans.
Brett King
5.24.16
News

The New X Prize Will Award $5 Million for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence

Teams will be asked to pick their own challenge in AI to address.
Jordan Pearson
2.17.16
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